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Near Yorktown in York County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ringfield Plantation

 
 
Ringfield Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
1. Ringfield Plantation Marker
Inscription. The land across this creek was first granted to Captain Robert Felgate in 1630. Sixty years later it was acquired by Joseph Ring, a prosperous planter and one of the trustees of the Town of York when it was founded in 1691. Ring's plantation house stood for over two centuries approximately one mile to the west.
 
Location. 37° 16.437′ N, 76° 35.057′ W. Marker is near Yorktown, Virginia, in York County. Marker can be reached from Colonial National Historic Parkway 2.5 miles east of Penniman Road (Virginia Route 641), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yorktown VA 23691, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nathaniel Bacon (here, next to this marker); Cheatham Annex (approx. ¼ mile away); Bellfield Plantation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Field Creek (approx. 1.6 miles away); Powhatan's Village (approx. 1.7 miles away); York River (approx. 2.4 miles away); Naval Weapons Station (approx. 2.8 miles away); Powhatan’s Chimney (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorktown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonial Parkway. Colonial National Historical Park (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Ringfield Plantation and Nathaniel Bacon markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 21, 2009
2. Ringfield Plantation and Nathaniel Bacon markers
 

2. Ringfield Plantation (PDF file). Ringfield, King Creek, Yorktown vicinity, York County, VA. Historic American Buildings Survey [HABS VA,100-YORK.V,3-] (Submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Ringfield Plantation House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1910
3. Ringfield Plantation House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,599 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 24, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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